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HENRI-JACQUES CLARKE(1765 - 1818) French Marshall, private secretary to Napoleon during the Consulate, Minister of War (1807-14) during Napoleon's campaigns. Manuscript L.S. "Cte. D'Hunebourg" as Minister of War, 1p. 4to., Paris, July 12, 1809, in French to an unnamed general, informing him that he has proposed the promotion of the general's aide-de-camp to Napoleon, and advises: " soon as His Majesty lets me know his decision, I shall have the honor to tell you of it...". Some foxing and toning, overall very good condition.
Estimate $ 300-400

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